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Riu Palace Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Temperature Average
77°
Price Average
$148*
Riu Palace Costa Rica All Inclusive Resort

Pools:
Splash in one of the four pools, float-up to the swim-up bar, or take a nap under an umbrella of one of the poolside loungers. The fun isn't reserved just for the beach-bound!

Beach:
The hotel offers a variety of activities on the beautiful beaches such as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters, ecotourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages, whether in family or friends.

Description

Crystal Award Winner: Best Staff and Service in Central America, 2014

Riu brings its luxurious, Palace Level brand to beautiful Costa Rica! This hotel, fully prepared to provide the best service to its customers, has four swimming pools (one with a wet bar), a Jacuzzi, gym, steam bath, and a wellness center, Renova Spa, with different treatments and massages.

The quality of the cuisine offered at the restaurants is exceptional thanks to the chefs, who prepare dishes from classic to the most exotic. You'll want to try each of the menus and thanks to the all-inclusive service; you will be able to enjoy the buffet restaurant or the four different theme restaurants. Tempt your palate with Italian, Fusion, Japanese, and Grill Steakhouse choices.

Enjoy a variety of activities on the beautiful beaches, such as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters. During the day, there are many entertainment choices. The hotel has volleyball, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling equipment, and more.

Location

Riu Palace Costa Rica is located in Guanacaste, at the edge of the beach of Matapalo.

PLAYA MATAPALO, SARDINAL • CARILLO, GUANACASTE • CR

Facilities

Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call

Pools:
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4
Swim-up Bar
Splash in one of the four pools, float-up to the swim-up bar, or take a nap under an umbrella of one of the poolside loungers. The fun isn't reserved just for the beach-bound!

Tennis:
  •  Number of Courts: 1
  •  Outdoor Courts: 1
  •  Lighted Courts: 1
  •  Court Fee: Available at no cost
  •  Raquet Rental Fees: N/A

Water Sports On Site:
  •  Fishing: Additional Charge
  •  Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
  •  Snorkeling: Complimentary
  •  Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
  •  Paddle Boats: Complimentary
  •  Motorboats: Additional Charge
  •  JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
  •  Waterskiing: Additional Charge
  •  Wind Surf: Complimentary

Health Club / Spa:
  •  Aerobics: Complimentary
  •  Jacuzzi: Complimentary
  •  Massage: Additional Charge
  •  Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
  •  Spa: Additional Charge
  •  Steam Room: Complimentary
  •  Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
  •  Facials: Additional Charge

Details

The hotel has the light feel of a beach resort, but with an urban style. The absolute protagonists are light and water. Even the sculptures in various parts of the hotel are reminiscent of ocean waves.



Beach: The hotel offers a variety of activities on the beautiful beaches such as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters, ecotourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages, whether in family or friends.

Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 538
Year Opened: 2012

Credit Cards: •  Visa  •  Master Card  

Restrictions

At least one guest in each room must be 18 years or older (21 and older in March and April). No "spring breakers", or student groups under 21.

2 BEDROOM FAMILY SUITE
One bedroom with 1 king bed and 2nd bedroom with 2 double beds and second bathroom with shower and sink. Liquor dispenser and flat screen TV.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathtub, Shower, Room Service, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

JUNIOR SUITE COURTYARD VIEW
Guests of this junior suite enjoy courtyard-views and an integrated lounge area. Liquor dispenser. Flat-screen TV.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathtub, Shower, Room Service, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

SUITE JACUZZI
Guests of this suite will enjoy one king bed, an integrated lounge, and a private Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace. Liquor dispenser. Flat-screen TV.
1 King Bed
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathtub, Shower, Room Service, Balcony or Terrace, Jacuzzi, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
Guests of this junior suite enjoy ocean-views and an integrated lounge area. Liquor dispenser. Flat-screen TV.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathtub, Shower, Room Service, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

JUNIOR SUITE GARDEN VIEW
Guests of this junior suite enjoy garden-views and an integrated lounge area. Liquor dispenser. Flat-screen TV.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathtub, Shower, Room Service, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

Other Information:
  •  All bathrooms offer a hydromassage bathtub and separate shower cabin, complimentary WiFi and in-room liquor dispenser.

Riu Palace Costa Rica features 1 meal plan option:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips

There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Palace Costa Rica:
Krystal - Fusion Restaurant
Arenal - Main restaurant with terrace
Papagayo - Poolside restaurant/grill and steakhouse
L'Anfora - Italian restaurant
Tokio - Japanese restaurant

Activities & Entertainment

Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Whether it's sweating at the gym, diving for the ball at beach volleyball, serving on the floodlit tennis court, or quietly relaxing in the steam bath or Jacuzzi, guests of the Riu Palace Costa Rica can do it all, or do nothing at all. Activities ex
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Enjoy nightly entertainment, live music or dance the night away at Pacha night club. Guests willint to test their luck can head to the Casino.

Children's Programs

The Mini Club offers daily scheduled events and activities for children.
Applicable Ages: 2 - 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Children's Pool

Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 12 reviews)


Amy ~ Brighton, CO

Beach: hotel needs to provide umbrellas or other shade options
Food/Drink: only option for lunch was outside seating- would liked to have option for inside seating
Accommodations: cheap furniture in rooms

Debbie ~ Coppell, TX

Entertainment: The Michael Jackson show was good, some of the others were mediocre but this definietely would not stop me from coming back or not recommending the resort to friends.
Accommodations: The rooms were clean and worked well for us, I wasn't that fond of the decor but since we spent so little time in the room it certainly did not have an impact on our vacation!

Ellen ~ Parker, CO

Beach: Emily had told me the beach was a black sand beach
Entertainment: Could use more tables at casino

Jim ~ Roanoke, VA

Service: 10

Marilyn ~ Chesterland, OH

Pool: Pools kept very clean.
Beach: Ocean water not very clear
Food/Drink: Variety and presentation were excellent
Entertainment: Good
Accommodations: Minor issues
Service: Still in start-up mode will get better.

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